wiring woes

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wiring woes

Postby Leviathon » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:33 pm

so switching from Chryslers to Chevy's. I have a starter that has a positive post, and "R" and a "S". Ignition system is Mallory Unilite. Coming from Ignition switch on helm is a purple, a white, and a red. Think red goes to positive post along with battery cable. That's where I an stuck. Right now, the way I have it, the engine starts in the first position on the key! At least I know it runs! :D
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Re: wiring woes

Postby Busia » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:54 pm

Sounds like you have the start and run wires reversed.
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